The band members include Tim Baker (vocals, guitar, piano), Josh Ward (bass, backing vocals), Adam Hogan (lead guitar), and Phil Maloney (drums). The string section normally consists of Kinley Dowling (violin), and Romesh Thavanathan (cello); however, other musicians may substitute while on tour.
In the winter of 2006, the band went into the studio with producer Don Ellis to begin work on their first LP, Plan Your Escape. Plan Your Escape earned the band widespread success as well as critical acclaim. won Group of the Year, Pop/Rock Group of the Year, CBC Galaxie Rising Star of the Year, and Album of the Year.
The album featured 13 songs, including new recordings of "The Simplest Thing” and “Epitaph”, which had been featured on their EP. After touring across most of Canada in support of the Plan Your Escape EP release, Hey Rosetta!
In addition to the studio versions of the tracks on Second Sight, the band also did a series of recordings on Fogo Island, NL.
The band did live recordings of at least three of the tracks from Second Sight.
(thought to be a reference or calling to the rosetta stone).
Playing to a sold out room in Roxxy’s (now The Levee), the band generated a rapid impact around the local music scene and in the media, being named the “buzz band” of the 2005 Music NL Conference. Known for its energized live shows, the band creates a large, layered sound by incorporating piano, violin, cello, and brass into the traditional four-piece rock setup. Soon realizing that the material he had written should sound bigger and required more elements, he brought together a band of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador and led by singer/songwriter Tim Baker. with a head full of songs that he had written on acoustic guitar and piano.Their second proper album and their first on Sonic Records, Into Your Lungs (and around in your heart and on through your blood), was released in June 2008.The album featured a more expansive sound, deeper lyrical themes, and more shifts between quiet and loud.Within a matter of months, the band had recorded and self-released a demo, simply entitled EP, consisting of 4 studio songs, as well as three more songs put to tape during a live performance at The Ship Pub.